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Chemistry of Art

This guide was created for Dr. Geeta Govindarajoo's Chemistry of Art class.

Popular/Trade Sources- Art Magazines

Google Search tips

  1. Put quotes ("") around multiple words to search as a phrase rather than individual words. Good for finding exact quotations.

    Example: ["In one of its panels a very singular figure riveted my whole attention."]

  2. Use a star (*) for wildcard searching, which finds multiple endings of a single word.

    Example: [paint*] finds paint, paints, painter, painting, etc.

  3. Use minus sign (-) to eliminate word or term from search.

    Example: [jaguar speed -car] finds information on the animal

  4. Add the term "site:" to limit searching to a single website or domain.

    Example 1: [futurism] searches only the Met's website

    Example 2: [futurism] searches only university websites

  5. Find more search box tips here.

Taken from Megan Lotts' Art Library Research Guide for Google Scholar


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